XTC – ” Go 2 ” Reissue

Posted: April 29, 2023 in MUSIC

XTC’s 1978 album “Go2” has been remastered and will be reissued on heavyweight vinyl in May, It was their second album, 1978’s “Go2,” reissued as a double vinyl set which also features the accompanying “Go+ Dub” EP, through Ape House Records on May 19th.

The new reissue, the first time the album has been available for years, will be on heavyweight 200g vinyl and has been newly cut from masters by Jason Mitchell at LOUD mastering and approved by Andy Partridge.

“After the big bang of “White Music”, the rapidly expanding jagged, black and white universe of XTC grew apace,” Partridge recalls. “Colin was writing more, even Barry was writing, before he jumped swiftly into a parallel dimension, and left to join Robert Fripp’s League of Gentlemen.

“Go 2” was the second studio album by XTC released on 6th October 1978. The album’s title was chosen in reference to the board game Go and continues the black-and-white colour scheme from first album, White Music. The “2” was added by keyboardist Barry Andrews.

Originally the Initial 15,000 copies came with a free 12-inch EP, Go+

The album’s cover was designed and implemented by Hipgnosis, an art design team based in London that specialised in creating cover art for the albums of rock musicians and bands

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